Singaporeans fight 'exam-shaming' by sharing scores and careers

Singaporeans fight 'exam-shaming' by sharing scores and careers
 

Singaporeans have been sharing their exam results and current careers, in an effort to fight stigma over "mediocre" scores.
The results of the high-stakes primary school leaving exam, which students sit aged 12, came out last week.
The test determines a child's path in the competitive school system and has become a source of stress for many.
But a call for people to share stories to show how exams don't need to decide your future has sparked an outpouring.
Over the weekend hundreds responded to Khairudin Aljunied, a local university professor who said the move would give young... read more

 
28 November 2016 in World News, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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